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Roseanna's Grave (1997)

 -  Comedy | Romance | Drama  -  18 June 1997 (USA)
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Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Marcello
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Roseanna 'Rosa'
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Cecilia
Mark Frankel ...
Antonio
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Fredo Iaccoponi
Fay Ripley ...
Francesca
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Sergeant Baggio
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Father Bramilla
Roberto Della Casa ...
Bruno Rossi
Luigi Diberti ...
Capestro
Renato Scarpa ...
Doctor Sergio Benvenuto
Romano Ghini ...
Umberto
Giovanni Pallavicino ...
Enzo
Jorge Krimer ...
Salvatore
Daniele Ferretti ...
Nunzio
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Storyline

Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't sell. While Marcello is doing good deeds to make sure no one dies, Roseanna thinks of Marcello's future. Written by Robert Krzanowski <stonedpsycho@hotmail.com>

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A comedy to die for. See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for sexuality and brief language | See all certifications »
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18 June 1997 (USA)  »

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$45,163 (USA) (4 July 1997)

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$72,588 (USA) (11 July 1997)
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Marcello: It has too much garlic...
Roseanna: There is no such things as too much garlic!
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Referenced in Siskel & Ebert: Men in Black/Wild America/Out to Sea (1997) See more »

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Beautiful, charming, sentimental, and Italian
28 October 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"For Roseanna", as it was titled on cable, tells of an Italian wife (Ruehl) with a bad heart and a husband of 20 years (Reno) who's determined to see she is buried with her daughter in a cemetery with only three graves left by making sure the townsfolk of his Italian village do not die. A comedy and light drama, "Roseanna" is a sweetly sentimental film with a simple but entertaining story for patient people set in the lush rustic beauty of the Italian countryside. No blockbuster but quaintly enjoyable, "Roseanna" is a charming little film with four plots.


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